1. Term in radiology used to describe the likelihood that the direction that the penis is hanging towards is the side of the trauma or injury.
2. Can also be referred to as a positive or negative throckmorton.
positive throckmorton-toward the injury
negative throckmorton - away from the injury
Direction of the dangle points the way to the pain.
Tech: "Is that a hairline fracture in the left femur?"
Radiologist: "Why of course! Didn't you notice the throckmorton?"